Adams Avenue Unplugged

Event / Adams Avenue Unplugged

  • 30 Stages
  • 100 Performances

Unplugged, formerly the Roots Festival, is a musical walk-about. Acoustic performances are held on 30 stages inside businesses on Adams Avenue. This is one of the best times to experience all that Adams Avenue has to offer.


April 28



Taste of Adams Avenue

Event / Taste of Adams Avenue

  • 45 Locations
  • Eateries new to Adams Ave this year!
  • …And so much more!

San Diego’s most mouth-watering event. Join us as 45 Avenue restaurants open their doors for samples galore.


June 24


Adams Avenue Street Fair

Event / Adams Avenue Street Fair

  • 6 Stages
  • 80 Musical Acts

During the last weekend of September the Avenue is closed to traffic from 32nd to 35th Street. Cars are replaced with 300 arts, crafts, retail and food vendors.

6 stages showcase over 80 musical acts from genres including Rock, Americana, Jazz, Pop, Indie, R&B, Blues and more.

Saturday & Sunday

September 29 & 30


Spirit Stroll

Event / Spirit Stroll

Ring in the holiday season during the third annual Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll taking place from 2-5 pm on Small Business Saturday, November 24, 2018. Sample holiday cocktails curated by 12 of Adams Avenue’s most talented bartenders from the area’s popular restaurants and bars. The holiday themed cocktails are offered inside 12 Adams Avenue retail locations, so you can sip while you shop the best of Adams Avenue.

November 24

Holiday On The Avenue

Event / Holiday on the Avenue

In December, everyone on the Avenue gets in the holiday spirit and it shows! During our one-day only Holiday on Adams Avenue event, Kensington Library Park transforms into a winter wonderland. Kids under 10 can enjoy playing in the snow, visiting with Santa, and enjoying hot chocolate.

December 9